Written by Gregory Monte. NOTE: I borrowed the picture idea above from one of the websites I am going to mention in today's blog post. There are two websites that offer excellent resources on cars and driving which I wanted to let readers know about. The first is the National Motorists Association and the second is … Continue reading Eric Peters Autos and National Motorists Association – Two Great Libertarian Leaning Websites About Driving and Cars.
Written by Gregory Monte. Beating the System You got a traffic ticket, you’re pissed off, you want to fight it – but you don’t even know where to begin. If this describes your current state of mind, then take a moment to read about what I discovered after spending three months attempting to find a sure-fire way … Continue reading Pissed Off About Your Traffic Ticket?
Written by Gregory Monte. I am writing this blog post about an incident I observed on my commute to work today. While making my way on Route 17 through New York state in early morning rush hour traffic, I was travelling in the right lane at about 60 mph. A NY state trooper passed me on … Continue reading Police Officer Driving Behavior: More “Just-US”
Written by Gregory Monte. Last week I concluded that state vehicle inspections were not necessarily about safety: Vehicle Inspections – Is It Really About Safety? Some of the Facebook commentary in response to that post informed me that some states actually don't have any inspections. This was news to me, so I decided to look into it … Continue reading Are Vehicle Inspections Necessary?
Written by Gregory Monte. I always assumed that vehicle inspections were required for safety reasons. After all, improperly maintained cars are hazardous to all drivers. But then I read that both the Virginia and West Virginia legislatures are considering extending inspections to every other year. In fact, they even thought about making them every three years. … Continue reading Vehicle Inspections – Is It Really About Safety?
Written by Gregory Monte. The Curious Case of the School Bus Speed Limit Obviously, all states have speed limits. But when you take a look at the Florida Motor Vehicle Code, there is an interesting subsection of Title XXIII 316.183 (Unlawful Speed) that appears somewhat redundant. Here is how subsection 2 of the statute reads: “On … Continue reading The Vestigial Speeding Statute?